Personal details

Name
Dr Elizabeth Dickson
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Law,
Law School
Discipline *
Law
Phone
+61 7 3138 4413
Fax
+61 7 3138 2121
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (University of Queensland), Graduate Diploma in Education (University of Queensland), Bachelor of Laws with Honours Class 1 (University of Queensland), Bachelor of Arts with Honour Class 2A (University of Queensland)

Keywords

ACHLR

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Elizabeth Dickson joined the staff of the Law School at QUT in January 2006. She had previously worked in the Law School at the University of Queensland. She is also a qualified teacher and has taught in schools from both the state and independent education sectors. At QUT, Elizabeth teaches Introduction to Law and Discrimination and Equal Opportunity Law. Elizabeth’s research interests are in the areas of Discrimination Law and Education Law and she consults and publishes in these areas. Her PhD thesis involved an analysis of the effectiveness of discrimination law in delivering equality of opportunity in education to people with disabilities. Elizabeth is a member of the Executive Committee of the Queensland Chapter of the Australia and New Zealand Education Law Association and, with Professor Joy Cumming of Griffith University, co-edited the Association’s journal, the International Journal of Law and Education, for 8 years. Elizabeth is a  Discrimination Contact Officer for the QUT community and Chair of the QUT Disability Services Working Party. Research Interests

  • Education Law
  • Discrimination Law
  • People with Disabilities, Rights and the Law
  • Children, Rights and the Law

PhD Thesis
Dickson, Elizabeth, Equality of Opportunity for All?  An Analysis of the Effectiveness of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) as a Tool for the Delivery of Equality of Opportunity in Education to People with Disabilities (2007). Available via the Australian Digital Theses Database at http://adt.caul.edu.au/.

This information has been contributed by Dr Elizabeth Dickson.

Teaching

This information has been contributed by Dr Elizabeth Dickson.

Publications


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